Murphy Library

COVID-19 Library Updates: Murphy Library is committed to providing library services and access to collections while maintaining safe practices. Learn more about our updated library services.

 Summer hours: May 24 - August 13

      Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

      Monday - Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

                       *exception: Wednesday, June 30: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

      Thursday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

      Saturday: Closed

Special hours:

      Saturday - Monday, May 29 - 31: CLOSED

      Sunday - Monday, July 4 - 5: CLOSED 

Summer session finals:

      Thursday, June 17: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

      Thursday, July 15: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

      Thursday, August 12: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

August 14 - September 6

      Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

      Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

      Monday, September 6 (Labor Day) Closed

 

Summer 2021: May 14 - September 6

       By Email or Appointment

Fall regular hours: September 7 - December 15

       Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

       Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

       Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Special hours: November 25 - 28

       Closed

Finals week: December 16 - 21

       Thursday - Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

       Monday - Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Summer 2021: May 17 - September 3

      Monday - Friday: open by appointment only

      Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

In our commitment to public health and safety, we ask visitors to please call (608) 785-8511 or email ahead of your visit to schedule an appointment. Additionally, please wear face coverings inside our facilities and maintain proper physical distancing. 

General service updates:

  • Continued, limited services via email as possible. Please note that response times may be delayed due to high volume of requests.
  • Additional archival resources are available online at: Murphy Library Digital Collections.
  • Transfers of archival materials from the Wisconsin Historical Society and other Area Research Centers have been suspended for the fall 2020 semester and possibly beyond due to COVID-19.
  • Please note, SC/ARC is closed on holidays and maintains reduced hours during university break/intersession periods such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, January-term, spring break, and summer. 

Murphy's Mug Logo

Coffee Shop Hours: 

      Closed for Summer 2021.

For more information, please visit our Murphy's Mug information page.

Spring 2021

Tutoring hours vary depending upon subject. Please visit the Murphy Learning Center's schedule page to choose your subject and view available tutor times. This fall, most tutoring sessions will be via Canvas or a limited number of face-to-face tutoring by appointment only. Check the individual subject areas in the MLC Canvas course for availability. The Writing Center and Public Speaking Center are both offering tutoring via appointment, as they always have done, both online and in person in the MLC.